Swansea University, The United States, Europe and the Future of History

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Unfolding Our Shared Future talk series: Swansea University Public Event

This event occucred:

16 June, 7 – 8pm, Faraday Building Singleton Campus, Swansea University

This event explored how the international order might change over the next decade or so. The topics discussed included:

  • The US-UK Special Relationship and the impact of Brexit;
  • The current conflict in Ukraine and its meaning for international politics and security; and
  • Issues related to the so-called International Liberal Order, its crisis, and the global response to it.

About the Speakers

Dr Luca Trenta (Chair) – Associate Professor in International Relations at Swansea University.

Professor Tommy Curry is a professor in the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences at the University of Edinburgh. His research interests are in African Philosophy and the Black Radical Tradition. His areas of specialization are: 19th century ethnology, Critical Race Theory, Social Political Theory, and Black Male Studies. He is the author of The Man-Not: Race, Class, Genre, and the Dilemmas of Black Manhood (Temple University Press 2017), which won the 2018 American Book Award.

Ashlee Godwin is a Senior Specialist in national security and international policy at the UK House of Commons. There, she runs a team of experts providing policy expertise and consultancy, working in support of all international-facing Select Committees.

This talk is part of a series, titled ‘Unfolding Our Shared Future’, which is delivered by the American Politics Group of the Political Studies Association and the host universities with the support of the British Association of American Studies and US Embassy in London.